India public cloud revenue to grow 28.5% in 2019: Gartner

Anirban Ghoshal

The public cloud services market in India is projected to grow 28.5% this year, with the application services segment and other ....

2 April, 2019

There’s a lot cooking in cloud kitchens -- does Rebel Foods have the right recipe?

Binu Paul

Earlier this month, Rebel Foods, the internet-first restaurant platform best known for its wraps and rolls brand Faasos, secured ....

25 March, 2019
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With Yatra next on its buyout wishlist, is Ebix biting off more than it can chew?

Anand J

It’s safe to say that most of Ebix Inc’s shareholders didn’t bat an eye when the Nasdaq-listed firm announced ....

20 March, 2019

How Bigo is cashing in on India's craze for live-streaming

Payal Ganguly

Sunita, a single mother, was finding it difficult to support her family with her earnings as an HR professional. Things changed ....

12 March, 2019

From groceries to e-tailing, hyperlocal delivery startups back in the limelight

Kavya Kothiyal

Last month, food-tech unicorn Swiggy started offering home delivery of groceries and other daily essentials. And last week, Reliance ....

6 March, 2019

Startup founders expect tougher fundraising climate in 2019: InnoVen survey

Binu Paul

Nearly 46% of entrepreneurs expect fundraising to be more challenging in calendar year 2019 as compared to 2018 when 74% of founders ....

28 February, 2019
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Despite big digital strides, India still trails top economies: NASSCOM-govt report

Anand J

India is going digital faster than any other major world economy barring Indonesia, according to an index compiled by IT lobby ....

21 February, 2019

Startups bullish about fundraising but hiring still a pain point: TechCircle survey

Kavya Kothiyal

A record year for fundraising in the Indian startup ecosystem has made entrepreneurs bullish about their prospects of raising ....

19 February, 2019

In numbers: Can Flipkart, Amazon sustain growth momentum after policy tweaks?

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

The underlying theme of India’s decision to revise the rules for foreign direct investment (FDI) in e-commerce was to force ....

5 February, 2019

Angels fly in from smaller cities to give Indian startups wings

Shweta Sharma

When Yogesh Chaudhary isn’t overseeing his family business at Jaipur Rugs, one of the country’s largest manufacturers ....

4 February, 2019
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Flashback 2018: Fintech segment continues to enjoy the purple patch

Vijayakumar Pitchiah & Kavya Kothiyal

India's nascent but fast-growing fintech sector recorded another year of success in terms of funding and entrepreneurial activity, ....

31 December, 2018

Flashback 2018: Social commerce, cross-border e-tailers make a mark

Payal Ganguly

US retailer Walmart’s purchase of 77% stake in India’s Flipkart was the e-commerce deal of the year, bringing big-bang ....

28 December, 2018

Flashback 2018: Why investors went ka-ching on gaming startups

Kavya Kothiyal

When Mumbai-based fantasy sports startup Dream11 Fantasy Pvt. Ltd raised over $100 million in a Series D round led by Chinese ....

28 December, 2018

Flashback 2018: Blockchain still a buzzword in India amid ‘cryptocalypse’

Anirban Ghoshal

It has been a year of mixed fortunes for blockchain in India. In the build-up to the new year, the distributed ledger technology ....

28 December, 2018

Flashback 2018: E-pharmacies get bouquets and brickbats; AI boosts health-tech

Shweta Sharma

Anyone looking close enough would hardly miss the seemingly snaky trend health-tech investments had assumed over the past few ....

27 December, 2018

Flashback 2018: Regulations, automation give logistics-tech startups a leg-up

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

A combination of technology adoption, cheap data tariffs and favourable regulations helped disrupt and organise India’s ....

27 December, 2018

Flashback 2018: How AI and ML went well and truly mainstream

Anirban Ghoshal

Artificial intelligence and machine learning became popular buzzwords in 2018, thanks in large part to companies adopting the ....

27 December, 2018

Flashback 2018: Partnerships, regional content boost growth in India's OTT space

Payal Ganguly

As data prices and device costs for smartphones have fallen, India has emerged as a key market for over-the-top (OTT) content, ....

27 December, 2018

Flashback 2018: Flipkart steals the show as e-commerce dominates M&A activity

Kavya Kothiyal

When it comes to M&A deals, Flipkart undoubtedly stands out as the Indian startup ecosystem’s greatest success -- not ....

26 December, 2018

Flashback 2018: Fuelled by enormous investor appetite, food-tech finds its mojo

Binu Paul

The events of the past year have made it amply clear that food-tech is certainly not a winner-takes-all business. Four heavily-funded ....

26 December, 2018

Flashback 2018: Cloud's popularity soars but policy challenges are on the horizon

Anirban Ghoshal

Cloud computing has been among the biggest talking points in technology this year, as large Indian enterprises embarked on digital ....

26 December, 2018